Senior Project Engineer – Unconventional Gas Projects

Saudi Arabia
02 Nov 2016
30 Apr 2017
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Req Number: 13750BR
Position Description:
Saudi Arabia's national oil company, Saudi Aramco, is a fully integrated petroleum company with operations in exploration and production, refining, petrochemicals manufacturing, marketing and shipping. It manages the world's largest proven oil reserves - about one-fifth of total global oil reserves - and the world's fourth largest gas reserves.

Saudi Aramco also owns and operates an extensive network of refining and distribution facilities, and is responsible for gas processing and transportation installations that fuel and feed Saudi Arabia's industrial sector. It also owns an array of international subsidiaries and joint ventures that manufacture refined and petrochemical products and supply them to customers worldwide.

Saudi Aramco continues to be one of the most successful oil companies in terms of developing mega oil, gas, refining and petrochemical projects; expanding oil and gas production, and continues steady growth in all spheres of its activities. All of this is a result of Saudi Aramco's highly skilled multinational workforce using cutting-edge technology in all aspects of its operations.

The company is currently embarked in an ambitious program to explore, develop, and produce from the Unconventional Resources fields. The anticipated expansion will facilitate the development of unconventional resources industries that capture higher value for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

As a recognized expert in the field of Project Engineering, you will be responsible to supervise all phases of design, material procurement and construction for Unconventional Resources Surface Facilities Projects (gas wellheads piping and skids, gathering and processing facilities, scraper receiver & launchers, metering stations, main control building, communication network and shelters) additionally you will support Management to determine project responsibilities, assign and supervise personnel to maintain project schedule, document control, project reports, progress, and cost and administering EPC contracts.
Minimum Requirements:
Bachelor Engineering. Professional Engineer (P.E.) license or registration is highly desirable. Masters or post graduate qualifications preferred.

Extensive professional Oil and Gas industry experience, including ten years of proven working experience as a project engineer.

Familiarity with International rules, regulations and best practices.

Excellent command of oral and written English.

Advanced MS Office skills.

Project management and supervision skills.

Decision making ability and leadership skills.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Direct and supervise the work of engineers and other project personnel to monitor the execution of design, procurement and construction of Unconventional Resources Surface Facilities Projects.

Review engineering deliverables and liaise with UR Engineering and Operations Department.

Maintains safe and clean working environment by enforcing procedures, rules, and regulations.

Determines project responsibilities and assign the required personnel.

Mentor project team and develop and support Saudization.

Review MR's, TBE, and award recommendations from Contractor.

Lead the team in the preparation of project schedule, project status reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends; recommending corrective actions as required.

Manage change and associated documentation to controls project costs.

Ensure compliance to applicable codes, practices, QA/QC policies, and specifications.

Interact with the Contractors and external parties.

Support the Project Manager to maintain control of the budget, schedule, plans, personnel performance, and provide regular reports on project status.

Cooperate and communicate effectively with project manager and other project participants to provide assistance and technical support.

The size of the assigned projects will vary from USD $ 100 million to USD $1 Billion Dollars.
About us:
Saudi Aramco's Exploration & Producing (E&P) business line oversees the world's largest reserves of conventional crude oil, and the fourth-largest reserves of natural gas. The Company's reserves portfolio include Ghawar, the world's largest onshore oil field, and Safaniya, the largest offshore field. Company geologists are actively seeking additional reserves in many areas of the Kingdom, offshore in the Gulf and the Red Sea and onshore in the deserts and mountains. Petroleum engineers and earth scientists in E&P work with cutting-edge technology to manage and produce these reserves, including 3D visualization, reservoir simulation and remote geosteering of multilateral wells. The Company's Exploration and Petroleum Engineering Center, or EXPEC, is home to one of the industry's most powerful computer centers. Research and development into subsurface upstream technology is conducted at the EXPEC Advanced Research Center. For more than two decades in a row, Saudi Aramco has been ranked the No. 1 oil company in the world by Petroleum Intelligence Weekly, a testament to the dedication and professionalism of the men and women of Exploration & Producing.